[ocaml-platform] "opam config env" and emacs

Yaron Minsky yminsky at gmail.com
Sat Apr 6 20:01:29 BST 2013

A decent start would be to standardize what Jeremie did and distribute
it with opam.


On Sat, Apr 6, 2013 at 2:53 PM, Wojciech Meyer <wojciech.meyer at gmail.com> wrote:
> Leo White <lpw25 at cam.ac.uk> writes:
>>> So the usual way of doing that is to use Emacs package manager (ELPA),
>>> and package the lisp part of the packages separately.
>> Note that ELPA was only added to Emacs in version 24. Debian testing
>> is still on
>> Emacs 23, so it would be good to have a solution that worked without ELPA.
> you are right, and I have to say I haven't been using Emacs 23.1 for a
> long time. The package management in Emacs before 24 was a bit of mess
> and actually when they provided ELPA I started to enjoy Emacs
> again. That's said the package.el is available also separately so that
> means there is a workaround (but you probably know it). Nevertheless
> some people prefer to use older emacsen and myself I don't think I'd
> like to be forced at any rate to use bleeding edge Emacs.
> Other solution that would work, is to just install the package in
> ~/.emacs.d not somewhere in ~/.opam. Then there are Windows specific
> considerations. Then all you need is (require 'utop).
> --
> Wojciech
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